Coastal Barrier Resources Act
Entry ID: CZM_cbra

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Summary
Abstract: The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) designates various undeveloped coastal barrier islands, depicted by specific maps, for inclusion in the Coastal Barrier Resources System (System). Areas so designated are made ineligible for direct or indirect federal financial assistance that might support development, including flood insurance, except for emergency life-saving activities. Exceptions for certain activities, such as fish and wildlife research, are provided, and National Wildlife Refuges and otherwise-protected areas are excluded from the System.

Purpose: These georegulations data were developed for illustrative purposes to depict the geographic extent(s) of specific laws and policies. They were derived from various sources for planning purposes only and do not necessarily represent contemporary legal spatial positions or orientation(s). All users should verify the location of any boundary of interest prior to use by contacting the controlling ... View entire text
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Description: View Original Metadata document from the CZM website.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.88   S: 41.24   E: -69.89   W: -71.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
Dataset Title: Coastal Barrier Resources Act
Dataset Release Date: 2008-09-18
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data

Dataset Originator/Creator: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
Dataset Title: Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management Georegulations Geodatabase
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: An attribute accuracy report was not conducted for these data.

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: A logical consistency report was not conducted for these data.

COMPLETENESS REPORT: The data is thought to be complete; no data has been purposefully excluded.

HORIZONTAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: A positional accuracy report was not conducted for these data. Most data used to create the georegulations data came from MassGIS, NOAA, or MMS. Consequently, by and large the data are as accurate as the source data.

VERTICAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: n/a
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None. These data are in the public domain. GIS files are freely available for download.

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these data, errors and conditions originating from physical sources used to develop these data may be reflected in the data supplied. The client must be aware of data conditions and bear responsibility for ... View entire text
Use Constraints USE CONSTRAINTS: Public domain data from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), an agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management as the source of these data. You are not permitted to use CZM's name ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/czm/
Dataset ID: Downloadable Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: CZM DATA MANAGER
Phone: 617-626-1200
Fax: 617-626-1240
Email: czm at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street, Suite 800
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114-2136
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 0.421
Fees: See Use Constraints.
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 617-626-1200
Fax: 617-626-1240
Email: czm at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street, Suite 800
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114-2136
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-09-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-22
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